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The 2021-2022 Hoffman Challenge Collection

MINIMUM 2 OUT OF 5 FABRICS ARE REQUIRED HOFFMAN CHALLENGE FABRICS
T4927-288-Clouds
T4927-288-Clouds
T4926-705-Dandelion
T4926-705-Dandelion
T4924-44-Forest
T4924-44-Forest
T4928-132-Opal
T4928-132-Opal
T4925-170-Meadow
T4925-170-Meadow

2020-2021 Hoffman Challenge Brochure

Naturally, we want to celebrate with YOU because it is your creativity and loyalty to our brand that allows us to continue to lead the way in textiles. There's no better way to celebrate than joining in on the 33rd Annual Hoffman Challenge. Our "Into the Meadow" digital print collection make up the 2021-2022 Hoffman Challenge Collection. We are putting you to the ultimate test this year! For the first time ever, Hoffman Challenge participants are required to use a minimum of 2 out of 5 fabrics from the collection in their artwork entry. Ready to celebrate with us? Here's what you need to know:

QUILTS

Appliqué
Pieced
Mixed Techniques (Pieced and Appliqué)
Modern

CLOTHING

Any type of wearable garment

ACCESSORIES

Handbags, hats, jewelry, shoes, etc.

BEST USE OF AURIFIL THREAD

Aurifil makes this beautiful collection which is available at your retailers. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded for the best use of any and all Aurifil threads. Must name type and indicate size of Aurifil thread on entry form.
HF50ITM5
Hoffman’s Into the Meadow Aurifil Thread Box
SKU# HF50ITM5

QUILT ENTRY RULES

Any quilt shape is allowed. The quilt must have a 4" quilt sleeve attached to the back of the quilt, about ½" from the top. All quilts layers must be secured with quilting or tying. Size matters! Please double check. The maximum perimeter is = 160 inches. The minimum perimeter = 72 inches.

To calculate, combine all 4 sides.
Example: a rectangular quilt 30" x 40"
(30" + 40" + 30" + 40" = a perimeter of 140")

Select the appropriate quilt category on your submission form. Please know that the panel of judges reserve the right to change an entry's category, based on their determination that the entry may compete more successfully in a different category.

CLOTHING ENTRY RULES

Any clothing size allowed. Coordinating separates (i.e., matching jacket, shirt, skirt, pants) may be entered as one item. A matching accessory must be entered as its own entry in the accessory category.

ACCESSORY ENTRY RULES

Hats, jewelry, purses, shoes, etc., cannot be larger than 12" x 12" x 12" excluding purse handles. Jewelry and small items should be securely attached to and within a shadow box no bigger than 12" x 12" x 12". Please remove all glass or plexiglass from shadow boxes.

BEST USE OF AURIFIL THREAD

Aurfil makes this beautiful collection which is available at your retailers. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded for the best use of any and all Aurifil threads. Must name type and indicate size of Aurifil thread on entry form.

LABELING AND SUBMITTING ARTWORK

label must be 4" x 4" and include name, address, phone and entry title.

For quilts
Position and securely affix to the back side of your quilt on the lower right corner.

For clothing
Position and securely affix to the inside shoulder.
If the garment is sleeveless, affix to inside bodice.

For accessories
Position and securely affix to inside of handbag, hat, shoes, etc. For jewelry, attach a smaller 2" wide by 1" tall label.

TIMELINE

Deadline for entries via online submission is June 1, 2022

Notifications will be sent from Hoffman Fabrics by June 15, 2022

Once notified, accepted artwork needs to arrive at Hoffman Fabrics’ headquarters by July 15, 2022.

2021-2022 Challenge artwork will be returned to its owner approximately June 2023.

SHIPPING

Accepted artwork will be shipped to:

Hoffman Fabrics
Attention: 2020 Hoffman Challenge
25792 Obrero Drive
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

To find your closest Aurifil retailer, visit Aurifil.com.

Have any questions?
Please email our curator Jean Impey